Robert John Meehan

Rookie - 26 Points (08/20/1950 / RobertJohnMeehan.com)

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Robert John Meehan's insight into the hearts and souls of both teacher and students has earned him international recognition as 'The Voice Of the American Teacher'. Selections from The Teacher's Journey/The Road Less Traveled and The Teacher's Treasure/Bounty for All have appeared in countless magazines and educational journals worldwide. Robert John Meehan has long been one of the nation's most ... more »

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  • 'The futures of our students may well belong to those teachers who give their students reason for hope.' Robert John Meehan


    'The most valuable resource that all educators have i...
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  • '''Our daily lives as educators become more meaningful when we realize the fact that we will never get the same teaching moment twice.'''
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  • '''A teacher without empathy and compassion is as useless as a book is without light.'''
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  • '''When a child misbehaves, please remember that's not the whole book. That's just a page.'''
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  • '''We should be teaching our young people to respect differences, to allow for differences, to encourage differences, until differences no longer make a difference.'''
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  • Judy Bragg (2/28/2020 3:17:00 AM)

    Meehan never fails to get me prepared to teach with empathy and compassion. I love his quotes on education!

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  • Samantha Rodden (11/7/2019 8:05:00 PM)

    Meehan is always an inspiration.

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  • Ms Judy Devor (8/30/2019 8:58:00 PM)

    We have two of Meehan's quotes displayed in the lobby of our school!

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  • Jennifer Stone (8/20/2019 8:48:00 PM)

    Meehan has inspired me on those darkest days in my classroom.

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  • Steven Brewer (7/30/2019 6:37:00 PM)

    No doubt, Meehan is indeed one of our most relevant educators. I wholeheartedly recommend that any person considering education as a career read either of his books.

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  • Eileen Espiritu (6/24/2019 7:27:00 PM)

    Significant and impressive.

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  • Eileen Esperitu (6/24/2019 7:23:00 PM)

    Significant and inspiring!

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  • Anita Strewiñg (5/16/2019 9:26:00 PM)

    Wonderful.what a great collection of teacher inspiration!

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  • Judy Bratten (5/9/2019 9:18:00 AM)

    My favorite source of teacher inspiration!

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  • Sarah Ford (3/6/2019 7:33:00 AM)

    I like the Robert John Meehan quotes about teaching and students.

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Best Poem of Robert John Meehan

A Teacher's Pledge

To the DIFFICULT ones
I'll be patient
To the PAINED ones
I'll be concerned
To the FRUSTRATED ones
I'll be committed
To the IGNORED ones
I'll be accepting

To the INDIFFERENT ones
I'll be caring
To the DEMANDING ones
I'll be modeling
To the ANTISOCIAL ones
I'll be including
To the INATTENTIVE ones
I'll be interesting

To the NEGATIVE ones
I'll be assisting
To the UNFEELING ones
I'll be reflective
To the DESTRUCTIBLE ones
I'll be focusing
To the UNACCEPTED ones
I'll be embracing

To the SERIOUS ones
I'll be ...

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